Arts give us a way to explore our lives and the lives of others, whether it's on canvas, on-stage or on a page.
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The movie "Hellboy" scored big at the box office as millions of people were turned on to a new kind of hero. Find out how makeup artist Jake Garber brought the big red guy to life.
In only 20 years, Cirque du Soleil has carved out a unique niche in the entertainment industry. It has spread to cities all over the globe and earned rave reviews every step of the way. Go behind the scenes of Cirque du Soleil and learn the secrets of its success.
Greg and Tim Hildebrandt's famous illustrations shaped how countless other artists envisioned Tolkien's world. Learn all about the remarkable process that leads to these amazing paintings.
You've seen people pull huge buses or trains with their teeth and other parts of their bodies. How do they do that?
You've probably seen them at Halloween parties, dance clubs and stage productions. How does a machine generate thick amounts of fog, and is it safe to breathe?
"Everyone's a critic," right? Why is that? Art is a fundamental part of the human experience, so it seems natural that many people express strong opinions about it. But are any of them actually right, or is beauty truly in the eye of the beholder?
By Julie Dawson